CSR News

Blog from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 11:30 AM ET

One billion of anything is a lot.

One billion pounds of perfectly good food given to hungry people instead of landfills is life changing for those who face hunger. And according to Feeding America, that’s one in eight people in America.

With wasted food in landfills being one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas going into the atmosphere, every pound of food we can use to feed hungry people – rather than send to a landfill – really helps the environment.

Customers can #CheckInForGood online and at pop-up kiosks through Oct. 26 to enter for an opportunity to join JetBlue on a four-day service trip to Destination Good during JetBlue For Good® Month in November 2018

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 16, 2018 11:05 AM ET

NEW YORK, October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced that it is putting good on the map. Literally. To celebrate the airline’s nonstop commitment to giving back and good deeds, JetBlue is adding a new destination to its network this November — Destination Good. As part of JetBlue For Good Month, JetBlue is flying a plane full of winning do-gooders to Destination Good for a volunteer experience departing on Giving Tuesday, November 27. The twist?

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Oct 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET

During National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9-15), more than 2,200 Louisville residents were trained in Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR), a nationally known suicide prevention technique.

Similar to CPR, QPR is designed to support an emergency response to someone in crisis and to save lives.

While homicide garners much media attention both locally and nationally, suicide is more pervasive. 

By George Bandy, Jr.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET

When the commercial division of the world’s largest flooring manufacturer switches its focus from “footprinting” to “handprinting” — or leaving the world in better shape than when we found it — it is not a small endeavor or one taken lightly.

By Meriah Jamieson

Blog from in Environment
Oct 16, 2018 10:30 AM ET

Organizations need resilience in the face of an increasingly broad and unpredictable risk landscape. This is especially true when it comes to energy and sustainability. Investors and customers alike recognize the effects of climate change and related weather events. And the pressure these and other groups are applying to drive change can no longer be ignored.

One risk that is particularity salient for companies is global warming and resource scarcity, as environmental changes inevitably affect some facet of every business’s operations.

What’s the risk?

Blog from in Education
Oct 16, 2018 10:20 AM ET

Over the past 12 years, Patty Phelps has mentored more than 250 students in her role as faculty advisor for the Amgen Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Among those students is: a young woman who came from the University of Washington in bioengineering and is now pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego; a hard-working young man who returned to UCLA for graduate school in neuroscience; and the wonderful UCLA students who each year welcomed those from out-of-town and developed long-term friendships.

Blog from in Environment
Oct 16, 2018 10:10 AM ET

According to EHS Today, 80% of surveyed safety leaders report that while top executives support their efforts, they do not fully understand the value of keeping workers safe, which is crucial to the success of an organization’s health and safety efforts.

Antea Group’s blog explores this disconnect and the ways with which you can win your leadership team over.

About Antea Group

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 16, 2018 10:05 AM ET

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Harriet Harral the Executive Director of Leadership Fort Worth (LFW) to Pro Bono Perspectives! LFW is a Texas-based nonprofit that is among the oldest community leadership-development programs in the nation. Harriet has acquired expertise in organizational effectiveness and leadership development through her experience working in not only the non-profit sector but also the public and corporate sectors. Talk about a cross-sector leader!

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Oct 16, 2018 9:45 AM ET

With the increased demand for ESG (environment, social, governance) data and conflicting opinions on company performance by different data providers, investors are searching for ways to measure ESG, variance among different ESG ratings and correlations between leading datasets. 

Join us Wednesday, October 24th at 11:00 am EDT to help solve your ESG data challenges. Patrick Drum, Senior Investment Analyst for Saturna Capital will share his investment strategy tips. 

Know the fast-emerging CSR risks – and how to respond to them.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 9:35 AM ET

How can bad things happen to programs that are all about doing good? It’s an unfortunate fact of doing CSR work in a changing and volatile world. It takes a nimble, agile approach to stay ahead of them.

Behavior and Attitudes from People in 6 Countries

Article from in Health and Wellness
Oct 16, 2018 9:30 AM ET

New Insight Research Study: New insight research study with results on hand hygiene behavior and attitudes from people in 6 countries (Germany, Sweden, UK, US, Mexico, France).

Clean hands can increase well-being of people around you.  8 in 10 say knowing that people around them wash their hands properly would have a positive impact on their state of mind.

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (10.12.2018)

Newsletter from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Oct 16, 2018 9:15 AM ET

The buzz for the past few days has been about the report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that urged governments everywhere to “take rapid and far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid catastrophic events and conditions brought on by climate change.

Article from in Education
Oct 16, 2018 8:40 AM ET

Hallmark Greetings’ United Kingdom (UK) business partnered with local colleges and universities to open the door for students toward a career in the arts, working with six different groups in the past year.

In 2017, Hallmark UK began a new partnership with One In A Million, a charity in Bradford that supports disadvantaged youth between the ages of 5 and 19 through sports, arts and enterprise-themed programs.

By Maxwell Roe Business Development, Clean Power USA

Article from in Finance & Investment
Oct 16, 2018 8:35 AM ET

Over the last several years, I have realized that there has been a compelling shift in the minds of investors in our business.

Historically, most investors wanted to know the numbers. What would be the return on their investment and how soon would it happen? But more and more, I meet people who are asking about impact, not just dollars.

The momentum of that sea change hit home this spring when we met new investors, a couple. They were mission-driven. They wanted their money to have a measurable impact on the world.